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re: TDD is the only way to create code that is maintainable and extensible. Unless of course, what you are making is utterly simple. Writing code is a ...
 

Writing code is hardly science, any more than writing fiction is. We are craftsmen and -women, not scientists.

The word Craftsmen has nothing to do with gender it does mean -women aswell.
Craftswomen is not even a word in English.

That's an unfortunate accident of the English language. It's not a problem elsewhere (mann/frau, uomo/donna, etc). Ask a computer and it would say "woman contains man so the former is more generic".

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